Part time PhD Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania

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Humanities and Social Sciences

A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

A PhD in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences focuses on human thoughts and culture. It is an advanced level of education, often focusing on student teacher relationships, advanced research methods, and higher tier courses.

The Republic of Lithuania is the official name of the country. It is found in Northern part of Europe. Lithuania appreciates science and technology in their education system highly. It has the basic aspects of primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education. Lithuania is another leading country in the provision of arts, science, engineering as well as technological courses. Lithuania has faced several challenges in higher education the last years that led to the creation of 20 universities to enhance its accessibility.

Being the largest city and the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius aims to build a bright educational future. The city is greatly filled with quality of educational institutions such as Vilnius University, Mykolas Romeris University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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PhD in Education

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). [+]

Part time Doctoral Degrees in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Programme Mandatory subjects Contemporary Theories of Philosofy of Education EDU8001 5 Methodology of Social Research EDU8002 5 Alternative subjects To choose four: Didactics of Higher Education EDU 9001 5 Qualitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8003 5 Quantitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8004 5 Projects for Development in Education EDU8005 5 Occupation and Psychological Human Development EDU8006 5 Dimensions of Intercultural Education EDU9002 5 Development of Creativity in the Contemporary Educational System EDU8007 5 Contemporary Theories of Sociology of Education EDU9005 5 Development of Educational Science, its Tendencies and Perspectives EDU9006 5 Education Policy and Management: Identity and Globality EDU9007 5 [-]

PhD in Psychology

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. [+]

The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Programme Mandatory subjects Scientific Research Methodology PSI8001 8 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology PSI9001 10 Alternative subjects To choose one: Research Project Management 11DVK003 6 Philosophy of Science and Methodology SPK8001 6 Aukštosios mokyklos didaktika EDU8110 6 To choose one: Advances and Perspectives in Health Psychology PSI9002 6 Actual Problems of Contemporary Educational Psychology PSI9003 6 Advances and Perspectives in Organizational and Business Psychology PSI9004 6 Theoretical Models of Individual Psychology PSI9005 6 Psychological Development: Contemporary approaches and Research PSI9006 6 Contemporary Theories of Personality PSI9007 6 Modern Conception and Research Methods of Emotions Theories, Expressions and Disorders PSI9008 6 Problems and Research Directions of Modern Law Psychology PSI9009 6 [-]